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Scott Saffelder

September 18, 1959 — July 7, 2019

Marion- Scott David Saffelder, age 59, of rural Marion, passed away at 6:20pm on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at his home.

Scott was born in Chicago on September 18, 1959, the son of J. Neil and Cleta (Gareis) Saffelder.

He had worked as a boil maker. Scott was a proud United States Navy Veteran.

Survivors include his girlfriend- Jo Anna Archibald of Marion

Brother- Neil and Karen Saffelder of Creal Springs

Sister- Gayle and Scott Phelps of Marion

Niece- Shelby Phelps and Chris Goode of Evansville, IN

Nephew- Connor Phelps of Greeley, CO

Great Nephew- Javan Walston of Marion

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother- Russell Saffelder, niece- Casey Saffelder, and nephew- Noah Saffelder.

Graveside services will be held at 10am on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Rose Hill Cemetery with Father Brian Barker officiating. Military honors will be provided by Marion’s VFW and American Legion Posts with assistance from the United States Navy Ritual Team. A time of visitation will be held from 9-10am on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Blue Funeral Home; 1704 N. Court Street; Marion, IL 62959. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Rose Hill Cemetery

, Marion, IL 62959

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